Emotional Intelligence In Modifying Signs And Symptoms Of Sexual Anxiety Among Fresh University Students In South-Western Nigeria

A O Busari, Ademola O Abass

Abstract


The study examined effects of emotional intelligence training in reducing signs and symptoms of sexual anxiety among fresh university students in South Western Nigeria. 450 fresh university students who were randomly selected from the three randomly selected universities in South-western Nigeria constituted the experimental and the control group. Results indicated significant mean difference by gender between participants. There was also significant difference between the experimental and control group following emotional intelligence intervention. So also treatment was found to be more effective with the arts students than the science students. The observations were also comprehensively discussed. It was recommended that emotional intelligence training should be used as an adjunct intervention strategy to curb sexual anxiety problems among adolescents and young adults.

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